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"...all children are alike unto me ... and they are all alike and partakers of salvation." -- Jason L. shares the words of Mormon and others to ponder alongside the new policy about children of same-sex partners.

A change in the Church’s Handbook 1 contains new language that bars the children of same-gender couples from receiving a name and a blessing and from being “baptized and confirmed, ordained, or recommended for missionary service” without approval of the…

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Pretty excited about this project:
Citizen-Initiated Legislation
The Provo City Council has officially opened the first phase of the Provo People’s Lobby, an innovative program that allows Provo residents to generate legislation to be presented to the City Council for consideration. This creates a groundbreaking opportun...

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Digital media enable people to mobilize quickly, and this “flash mob” mobilization is not automatically translated into lasting communities.

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Slacktivism isn’t a problem of lazy activists. It’s not an issue of people not caring. Slacktivism is a problem of leadership. Tens of thousands of people are expressing interest and support in a wide variety of causes, and movement leaders are just now beginning to figure out how to turn all this support into meaningful action.

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RIP, Robin Williams. Thanks for the laughs and the wisdom.
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The goals of this experiment are to raise the profile of the nonprofit experts, correct misconceptions, solidify respect for the experts among journalists and the general public, and to have fun. We’ve working on putting this into action in the near future. Stay tuned!

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